For many boat owners, purchasing the best boat cover for their vessel is very important. These items will protect your boat from any UV damage, dust, rain, and so much more weather –related losses. There are countless models and brands available on the market and hunting for the best boat-cover can be tiring and confusing. That is why we have done the hard part for you. After many research, we have combined a list of our top 10 boat covers for outdoor in 2018. We have selected them based on durability, materials used, trailer-ability, warranty, affordability, and fit. Let’s take a closer look.
10. Classic Accessories Stellex Personal Watercraft Cover
Available in a beautiful blue color, this item comprises of many incredible features that will keep your boat dry and protected against all weather conditions. Classic Accessories is designed using sturdy polyester stellex fabric that is highly durable. It comes inclusive of an integrated trailering system with built-in quick adjusting side release straps for easier and faster covering as well as removal. Your vessel will stay well ventilated and dry thanks to the rear air vents. This model also has a zippered access door on both sides and an elastic cord located in the bottom hem that provides a quick and secure fit.
9. Leader Accessories 10 Colors 3 Bow Bimini Top Boat Cover
Installation of this Top is very simple and straightforward. You’ll require approximately 20 or so minutes for complete installation. Leader Accessories top is made with solution dyed polyester and 600 denier polyester canvas polyester. It is waterproof as well as UV resistant – your boat will stay dry regardless of weather changes. UV resistant protects your paint and other items from rusting due to intense sun rays. This model has four adjustable straps for front and back and is inclusive if free black nylon fittings and hardware for mounting to a flat surface. All in all, it’s an affordable product to take into consideration.
8. Heavy Duty Waterproof Gray Pontoon Cover
Here is a heavy duty item that can fit boats with 20’, 21’, 22’, 23’, and 24’ feet in length. Made with rugged 600 denier polyester, Pontoon cover is sturdy and will last for years to come. This item comes treated with UV protection for long term durability. Available in a beautiful gray color, this model is also waterproof. It entails QuickSnap strapping system for fast and easy fit and trailering and a heavy duty Shock Cord Hem for a secure fit.
7. Marine Grade Heavy Duty 600D Oxford Fabric Waterproof Trailerable Boat
Marine grade 600D fits boat mode: V-hull, runabouts, fishing, SKI, Speed, outboards, aluminum bass boats, Lund boats and many others. It is reinforced with 600 D Oxford fabric designed for long term storage, mooring as well as highway travel. It’s resistant to mildew, and UV damage – the mildew resistant and UV coating fabric will not shrink or stretch in daily use. This model shows more features in its cover details and function performance. 600D also comes inclusive of a storage bag and a tie-down rope.
6. Seamander 600D Marine Grade Polyester V-Hull Tri-Hull Boat Cover
Seamander 600D Top is made with 600D marine-grade woven poly canvas material that is unbelievably strong and durable. This product has an easy fitting and quick-release buckle and strap system. These adjustable straps with quick-release buckles have double stitched seams with an elastic hem sewn along the bottom to give any user a tight and secure fit. The storage bag included makes it easy for a user to carry their Top out and keep it well protected when not in use.
5. Seamander 3 Bow Bimini Tops for Boats
For anyone looking for a cheap cover that is less than $300, then this Seamander 3 Bow bimini is just what you need. Available in a beautiful gray color, this product is made of 8.5 oz. 600 D marine grade polyester with double PU back coating fabric. Seamander 3 Bow bimini comes partially assembled and packaged meaning one or two people will be able to assemble it in just a few minutes. Its hardware box contains all screws, bolts, straps, hooks, nuts and deck mounts needed for a full assembly. Its width is 79’ by 84’ to the railing on each side with a height of 46’’. A simple product that is worth every penny spent.
4. MSC 3 Bow Bimini Boat Top Cover
Available in burgundy, forest green, gray, Pacific blue and teal, MSC 3 Bow Bimini cover is made of 600 D polyester canvas with double PU coating. The marine-grade fabric is durable and can withstand any weather condition. Aside from the top cover, MSC 3 Bow comprises of 1’’ anti-rust and sturdy aluminum frame. It also contains two rear support poles and one storage boot. A buyer has choices thanks to the six different sizes available and nine optional fabric colors to choose from. Personalize your boat’s top as you wish with their available options.
3. MSC Heavy Duty 300D Marine Grade Polyester Canvas Trailerable Waterproof Boat Cover
Just all other MCSC covers, this model is also made from marine-grade polyester canvas that has double PU coating. This fabric is designed for extra durability and all-weather protection. It will not shrink nor will it stretch over time. It comes with easy fitting and quick release buckle straps that have double-stitched seams with an elastic hem sewn to give a tight and snug fit. Available in gray, MSC also includes adjustable straps and storage bag – all this is backed by a 3-year limited warranty.
2. Classic Accessories StormPro Heavy-Duty Boat Cover
Best suited for utility or Fishing boats, StormPro provides a snug fit with room to shift if needed. Your vessel will be well protected regardless of harsh hot or wet weather conditions. It has strong elastics that hold it into place, preventing any movement during breezy and windy days. It also entails integrated buckle and strap system for easy fitting and trailering. These adjustable straps quickly snap into quick-release buckles on the cover. StormPro comes with free sack storage bag, cover support pole to prevent any water pooling and trailering straps. StormPro also provides any customer with a 5-year limited warranty.
1. MSC Heavy Duty 600D Marine Grade Polyester Canvas Trailerable Waterproof Boat Cover
Our top pick is MSC made of marine-grade polyester canvas and doubles PU coating. The material will not shrink or stretch regardless of how long you use it. It is also UV resistant and waterproof – ensuring your vessel stays dry and rust free. The material can last for years on end without any wear and tear. MSC comes with a free canvas storage bag that keeps the Top and straps in a dry, secure and tidy spot when not in use. Priced for less than $110, MSC is available in beige, forest green, navy and Pacific blue colors. This model will give you the best value for your money.
Ever used any of the Tops mentioned above? What were your thoughts? Know of any other good-quality Covers that you think we should include on our list? We would love to hear from you so do leave us a comment below.